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that. by your gifts online, paying tax, others don't, supreme court doesn't want to get in the middle of it. judge andrew napolitano has no problem getting in the middle of that. and then, consolidating your wallet into just one card. the high-tech idea could be the way we shop in the future. it is all coming up along with dagen mcdowell on "markets now." dagen: giddyup. changing out of the shirt you had done earlier and now you look more businesslike. connell: i will take that as a complement on both sides. i have no other choice but to check the market and talk to the judge. dagen: we have to hit your slender. we have gains on the market right now despite the better-than-expected numbers from adp, nicole petallides at the new york stock exchange. nicole: you mentioned adp, which was better. we also got new hom home sales numbers better than expected, we are seeing the market with three straight days of selling and they might have scooped up some opportunity. right now dow jones industrial of 41 points, a gain of one quarter of 1%. microsoft hitting new highs, goldman sachs and unite
the discussion over the past five years. hikes.looking at tax they are also not looking at significant cuts to medicare, security,or social which are areas republicans say needs to be done. instead we are looking at pretty small things and haggling over whether to have federal employees attribute more to their retirement -- employees contribute more to their retirement plans. thingse also looking at -- a spectrum that is going to be sold to telephone companies. they are looking at a small budget deal that would replace some of the sequester, the automatic spending cuts that were launched in 2011 as part of a but -- part of a different budget process. like can't there right now? why can't there be a grand bargain right now? caller: because republicans and democrats can't agree. all ryan, the chairman of the budget committee, and patty murray decided they were not going to go after the towels of the other party and just try to get something that was possible -- after all these failed budget agreements in the past, look we are not even going to go there this time. we are going to go for someth
for tax-free web shopping. and why you want to check your lottery tickets. wendy gillette has more. >> good morning, anne-marie. the cost of online shopping may be headed up as more states could start collecting sales taxes on internet purchases. this after the supreme court refused to get involved in state efforts to force online retailers to collect sales taxes from their customers. the case involved a lower court ruling in new york. it ruled that websites like amazon and overstock must pay sales tax the same way in-state businesses do. the supreme court decision came on what appears to be the busiest online shopping day of the year, cyber monday. early indications are that online sales yesterday were up 17.5% from last year. mobile devices accounted for nearly a third of all online shopping. >>> stocks in asia finished mostly lower amid key reports in the u.s. hong kong's hang seng's lost 0.5%. tokyo's nikkei gained 0.5% to its highest close in six years thanks to a weekend yen. the dow jones lost 77 points yesterday. the nasdaq composite finished the day down 13 points. >>> and
. and this is no doubt a product of republican policies that provide tax breaks to the wealthiest americans. grasp this number since the great recession started. 95% of income gains since 2009 have gone to the top 1%. sure, it's been a great return during the recession for the top 1 and 2%. but that line down at the bottom, it's still there. and the green line is when ronald reagan's trickle-down economics took effect. this graphic is a product of trickle-down economics. it doesn't work for wage-earners at all. republicans right now, they've got nothing to offer wage earners. nothing. nothing is on the table. no job security, no health care, no jobs, package, nothing. and here is their focus. on thursday, republican lawmakers attended the american legislative exchange council's, a.l.e.c.'s annual policy summit. full disclosure, our parent company, comcast, along with many other parent corporations, are associated with a.l.e. krcht, a conservative conversation that pushes stand your ground and opposes the minimum wage increase. this summit basically was a back room event. there were no recording de
their claim that the statute authorizes tax credit through exchanges of established by the federal government under section 1321 or that it was congresses intent for the statute to authorize tax credit through those exchanges. so there's a lot more to be said about all of this. if i make would like to respond to some of -- >> let me cut you off at this point. i only have all bit of time. mr. turley, you mentioned something along the lines of your concern that president obama is becoming the very danger, separation of powers was meant to prevent. and mr. lazarus mentioned earlier that, i don't know exactly who he's referring to, but some are hyperventilating about this whole topic. would you want to comment on both of those things, either in relation to each other or not? >> mr. lazarus maybe responding to my labor breathing with the flu, but if not, my testimony -- the reason i think there's this disconnect in our view, is we obviously read history differently. i view the constitutional convention is quite clear. the framers were students of history, james madison. 150 years before they took
with tax incentives, to come back to the united states and start building our manufacturing base and get these lewd college jobs. are thelar jobs foundation of this country. there are very little now. back,if those jobs came -- in order for blue-collar jobs -- the argument for raising the minimum wage -- if you had those types of jobs -- for a person to survive on a blue-collar wage, what would it have to be? jobs -- ase-collar industry becomes better and better, the incentives and the increase in income will come along with that. that is what i am saying. there are no opportunities. the young people are restricted as to what they can do. if you have just a high school education -- i only had a high school education. the jobs were there when i came out of high school. it was not i thought. a kid with a high school education is pretty much in a deadlocked situation now. if he can even get a job. that is what needs to be done in my personal opinion. host: david in florida. caller: good morning. i believe that you are totally impartial and the way you do your job. thank you. i agree with a
that would work? >> sure. we have identified grants loans and tax benefits that could be used. let me start with a low-hanging fruit, tax benefits. the hope scholarship tax credit used to limit $120,000 in family income. that is the 80th percentile nationally. the obama administration which i worked 10 extended the higher education tax benefits for -- markedly and i think that is then a laudable accomplishment but it also increased the income level at which people can get an american opportunity tax credit formerly hope all the way up to $80,000 away from the 80th percentile to the 95th percentile. why are we providing tax benefits and that some $7 billion a year to folks in the top income quintile. why is it that mitt romney -- i have three, 529's but why can mitt romney get tax benefits attached to it when he is students need of pell grants? closer to an attack site but i think there are others in the committee's jurisdiction. >> that is an interesting concept and we may follow up with you. the other is financial incentives to borrowers that have ffel loans to get them to convert their de
investment for our tax payers? >> it is not spending, it's an investment. you are absolutely correct. >> thank you. >> thank you very much. >> i appreciate this opportunity. it's a fascinating conversation. i want to focus on the testimony of dr. robinson. hearing is important because it highlights the testimony of now moving as a away from a philosophy toward higher education that focuses only on access and starts to look at success. i'm a product of pell grants. i could not have graduated from wabash college without pell grants. i have lived the importance of these degrees great but the world has changed a lot in last 40 years. i would say the federal financial aid system is one of the great success stories in the history of the federal government. access, weal was provided access to higher education for people in this country like never before. the challenge is, when these programs started 40 years ago, access was enough. when you looked at the income potential is someone with just a little time in college, your income potential was higher. today, that has changed. if you don't gr
by some now is not the time to raise taxes, yet the house budget cannot produce spending bills from the appropriations committee that can actually pass on the house floor. in some cases, they appear to not even be able to pass from subcommittee. all the while we're looking at a sea of unmet needs and face a floundering economy. there is one area that can help break the logjam, not solve all our problems, certainly, but help us significantly along the way. congress should address the critical needs of our nation's infrastructure deficit. roads, bridges, transit systems are all increasingly at risk. we are facing an inadequate state of repair, construction of new facilities are on hold and we are losing ground in meeting our own needs, let alone the challenges of global competition. yet, this challenge is an opportunity for some potential progress. we know what to do to meet this challenge. we can write a new transportation bill that will meet today's needs. it just needs more money. there is a vast coalition that supports additional resources for infrastructure. the so-called special
that's easily construed as a tax. >> the house is a tricky part. the conventional wisdom is if it passes the house it can pass the senate. there are a lot of conservatives who don't want any spending, they are going to be flatly refusing it. the others will accept fees, does that count as a tax or something okay. and grover norrequisite has talked about this. he basically said he wasn't in -- norquist has talked about this. it's going to be close. >> brad, appreciate your time. thank you. >> thank you. >> he's from the washington post and joining us from washington, good to talk to you. >>> a brutal mix of ice, snow and bitter cold has become a really deadly mix from coast to coast right now. travel is dangerous. and if you have booked a flight you may want to call ahead before you get to the airport. chances are it would be a good bet. let's get a check on the weather system now with meteorologist dave warren. dave. >> yeah, it looks like the weather system is really holding together. it's moved out, we're getting a break between system, the pattern is really the same. w
closure or basically raise taxes locally and support these needed services. we don't have to see this happen. but right now the gridlock in washington is stopping us from getting to a solution that allows these essential services to be provided to everyone because everyone in the community depends upon it. >> brian, that's a really important point. not just poor americans but americans who need health coverage. living in new york city, living in other places across the country, nobody likes to see local hospitals shuttered. it's actually a very emotional thing for a community for a hospital to close its doors. i think that has a profound impact, actually, in terms of this ideological stance that republican governors have taken. >> this is going to sound bloodless to me but a what we're setting up is an expert where the politics of supporting obama care and the ideological tension on the right, whether you should tax wealthy people to finance, subsidize poor people is going to come into conflict with constituent issues. should we be shuttering that don't help, trauma victims and s
? if amazon is 56% gain this year, who the heck wants to let it go, pay the taxes? why would you? you would have a humongous tax bill brought on by yourself, and so far not many losses do. if you're an institution, you want to show your clients that you own it. that makes the stock blessed. third, unlike most of the bricks and mortar outfits out there, amazon does have a real mystery. the possibly of a lights out quarter could be in the cards. walmart and target keep going down. finally, when it comes to the worth of amazon, there is a simple answer you can get. it's worth what people will pay for it. the answer is they'll pay $400, or $178 billion for the stock where it was trading this morning before the pullback. that's when the discipline comes in. as i've been saying for a while now, you have to recognize that the idea of a bubble in stocks has kept you out of so many winners that it's just unforgivable. if you're a performance manager. look, i can't blame anyone for wanting to sell amazon, or so many other stocks for that matter based on valuation. i know it's way too expensive for my
of the people while anti tax and protesters plan the next phase of the return to topple the elected government parents and sister the current prime minister called for dialogue. all i would like to avoid academics businessmen and groups from all walks of life including political protesters to work to get there and hold a forum to express their opinions to find an answer and reform the political situation into a democratic system or taking as its leader the guard louis demonstrators see the one in block shinawatra not hinting that the plan to resume their ancient ones that came to blows at his birthday candles in all screwy and powerful and cool the skin joan hughes may have been roomies from his pace as according to to make is in south korea the country's spy agency told them that johnstone kayak vice chairman of the north's top of that utility companies seen in for a few weeks ago michael is a saying that to be uncouth close aides have been executed for corruption not to abide in his voice us opposition to china's new and defend sign above disputed islands in the east china sea bass on a vis
bargain -- >> it will not be the grand bargain. they will be looking at tax hikes, but not looking at significant cuts to medicare, medicaid, or for social security, which are areas republicans say need something to be done. they are looking at a pretty small thing, over whether to have a federal employees contribute more to their retirement plans. democrats are trying to keep them lower than republicans. getting looking at funds by selling a spectrum that will be sold to telephone companies. they are looking at a small touch deal that would replace some of the sequester, the automatic spending cuts that were launched in 2011. that was part of a different edge process. host: why can't there be such an desk something like a grand bargain? guest: the two parties can agree. are not willing to cut medicaid, and republicans are not willing to do tax hikes. paul ryan and patty murray basically decided that they were not going to go after the sacred cow of the other party. they were just going to it something that was possible, and they decided by looking at all these failed attempts in t
decline. the gas tax has not been increased since the clinton administration 20 years ago. the future prospects are even worse. demands are increasing and deferred maintenance takes its toll while we watch the bottom fall out of the highway trust fund. we've seen a slowdown in revenue due to the near collapse of the economy, a shift in driving patterns while people, especially young people, drive less and improved fuel efficiency. it's scheduled to improve -- further reduce gascon sumpings dramatically with -- reduce gas consumption dramatically with plug in hybrid vehicles. it's time for congress to act. we've seen our partners at the state level increase transportation level in 13 states, but they need congress to act to maintain that partnership. there's a large coalition that stands ready to support congress. the u.s. chamber, the national afl-cio, building trades, trucking industry, numerous associations of small and medium-sized businesses, local chambers of commerce, local government, professional organizations, bicyclists,. the coalition is broad and persuasive, requesting con
showdown. >> a tax break that's set to expire at the end of the year could mean bigger bills for some struggling homeowners. the tax break was passed in 2007 - and helps homeowners get some debts forgiven. it kicks in when their debt outweighs the value of their homes. experts say a return of the tax could hurt the recovering housing market. >> coming up on the kron of 4 nils. the caltran holiday train is coming. still ahead, how to find out when it will roll through near you. >> they sure to tune in to the new is at 8:00 p.m.. i >> they sure to tune in to the new is at 8:00 p.m.. i will have the tech report. xñ i love watching tv outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the important part is that you're happy now. and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month fo
tax. this is kyle -- fairfax. this is quite a deal. 53 college park and even 56 in waldorf. okay, so mild tonight. mainly dry. you may see a couple of showers but primarily after midnight. and then mild at the bus stop. 48 to 54. that's a good deal. and then the 60s roll in tomorrow. we're talking -- we're not talking about low 60s we're talking about mid- to upper 60s and well into the 60s everybody tomorrow and then a wet finish to the week. and weave had showers in all week but i think friday would be good day to actually take your umbrella. enough showers to warrant that. for tonight, mostly cloudy. quite mild. shower possible. low only around 50 and winds out of the south at around 10 and maybe some upper 40s in the 'burbs but either side of 50. certainly downtown. 60 by 11:00. and low 60s by 1:00. next three days, still mild on friday. good news. bad news some showers and some light rain. 60. maybe a morning shower on saturday. then colder. only in the 40s on saturday. that will set the stage for what is not going to be a snow event. it's going to be an ice event. very shallow
and medicare. they're going to get savings better known as cuts. a that budget also included tax cut that was paid for with an asterisk, meaning the ways and means committee and appropriations committee would have to figure out how to fill the $5.7 trillion hole. arithmetic requires you to recognize you can only fill the hole by either raising taxes or additional cuts. now we know that republicans are opposed to tax increases and the only real big ticket item left that could come anywhere close to filling that hole would be social security and medicare. the only thing on the table left to pay for that the c.b.c. budget does not include an ast risk or other budget gimmicks. our budget outlines a concrete plan that makes tough choices and presents credible options to achieve our budget reduction targets. the c.b.c. budget calls for revenue enhancements totaling $2.7 trillion over the next decade. our budget outline house the house ways and means committee and the senate finance committee can reach this number by highlighting several revenue options totaling $4.2 trillion that could be
. in this includes the tax benefits markedly and this has been a laudable accomplishment. but it also increases the income level at which people can get these american opportunity tax credit all the way up to $180,000. we ran from the 80th percentile to the 95th percentile. .. >> leslie one of you mentioned the cost of books for students. we filed some legislation trying to get the textbook materials more accessible to online to reduce the cost. can anyone speak to the cost of high textbooks? >> acosta of textbooks definitely has increased over the last number of years and goes up every year. most institutions that i am familiar with have a variety of ways that students can get those books. we implemented a program they kiev rent the textbooks so we always have the buyback provision to bring them back at the end of the semester. they can read to them. they have the opportunity to purchase a textbook as a nod to college provider right now what we have not been able to solve is the community college students who want to buy books electronically ian to provide them money up front so they can get t
's driving this. they passed a tax increase with the president, but in general not a lot moving. things are going to move on and they are looking and talking about hillary clinton and what's going to happen then in 2017 as if he's a lame duck already. >> that doesn't help. this quote is like -- the problem the president has is that perception among democrats in washington that he's already a lame duck. that's what the quote screams. >> you have to separate out what goes on here. the thinking of people here and the calculations and all that. with the rest of the country. >> but i think what happened this year is that it has infected the culture of the political class who are watching the president. i think that turning that around, even if the health care law, the website begins to work better and there were further signs of improvement. it's a larger problem than bouncing back. >> the bigger issue this year is one of the things about this idea that politics, both parties are a mess. both parties. the president is a mess. the alternative seems like the unexpected in 2014 will be how do t
taxes and regulations. so a lot of division in washington, a lot of back and forth. that's just part of life here. but certainly the insurance industry will benefit. >> doesn't fact the vast majority of white house get our health insurance appance from our employers, but other people are not affect -- for everybody else, go out and check it out yourself. don't listen to the narrative on either side. find out how it affects you and your family. thank you very much. >> thank you. >> the los angeles county coroner's office reports it will soon release the results of an autopsy on actor paul walker. in fact we could get it as early as today. paul walker died saturday when a porsche in which he was riding crashed into a tree in los angeles and burst into name investigators have said all along that speed was indeed a factor. medical examiners say paul walker runs body, along with the driver's body, are unidentifiable. they're reportedly waiting for paul walker's dental records to normally identify his remains. >> the engineer in this week's deadly commuter train crash in new york city is n
of the residents, it would control and run schools with its own tax residence. >> it's not about starting a city, it's about education. >> it's about 100% total about education. we came into this saying we want to take accountability for the schools in our area >> critics say st george would take more than accountability. the break-up could cost the city at large $53 million - 20% of its budget and would segregate the city. baton rouge is majority black. st george would be a majority white at a 3:1 ratio. >> now we would have white kids going to school over here on this end of the parish. white kids going to school on the ordinary end of the parish and in the middle the black kids. >> there's an income disparity. residents in baton rouge earn $58,000. residents in st george make 90,000. >> we have to go back to where we are segregating ourselves. i don't see it as a win. >> it's not a trend. both the white and black middle class have been fleeing baton rouge in search of new schools. those breaking away say it's not about race, but education. >> this has nothing to do with skin colour. if you ha
the money except for the tax payer's pockets. >> just a few days after getting busted stealing a fan's seat at the buffalo bill's game in toronto he took an opportunity to weigh in on the washington redskins and their controversial name. >> why don't we look at the cleveland indians what do we call them next the cleveland aboriginals? it has been around for years and years. if they were offended when the name was first initiated when you started playing. how long have the skins have the name for? how long have the chiefs had the name for or cleveland indians had the name for years and years. all of a sudden the politically correct people have to come out now. i think everything is fine and i would just stick with the name. >> new details about an american teacher gunned down in the streets of benghazi. ronny smith taught chemistry at the benghazi school for over a year. he was days away from returning to the u.s. to be with his wife and child over christmas. he was shot while he was jogging by someone in a black suv near the u.s. consulate where three americans were killed in 2012. >>> new
the one that best represents you. we take a look at tax rates. it is congress that appears to allow a certain batch of temporary tax breaks to last at the end of 2013. ray from oklahoma city oklahoma, you are up next. are you there? good morning, you are on. i was calling about -- our man is going to make mistakes. the problem with the world, it does not have anything to do with obama. we have taken god out of everything he is doing. the next thing, minimum wage. i talked to a lot of people atut minimum wage at 7:25 -- $7.25 an hour. people say if you raise minimum wage, the influence will go up. everything else is already going up except minimum wage. years taken almost four to get it to seven dollars $.25. i am 61 years old, i am retired, and i have four kids. i have kids working for memo wage. they got student loans to pay back. journal"ll street talking about unemployment benefits in several stories, set to expire on september 28. several democrats are pushing for a vote to extend the benefits. house democrats propose renewing the program for $25 billion but have no way to offse
employee health care and passing a sales tax. >> we have made drastic reductions in our sales force which reduces the liability for the peptions going forward. we have also made drask are reductions in the pay our glows really proceed. >> go after stockton's pension fund, an unlikely prospect for retired stockton city workers. >> we've already lost our medicals, we've taken a hit, others didn't but we did, take a big hit. >> it's become a complicated legal matter but one to follow closely for alfred and others like him across the country. melissa charn, al jazeera, stockton, california. >>> a huge deal has got passengers asking, will air flight be more expensive? american airlines and u.s. airways have completed their merger. four airlines now control 80% of the country's flights. david shuster is sitting in for ali velshi who is leading our team in johannesburg. dave, good to talk to you. what does the airline sector look like after this deal? >> tony, the latest round of consolidation began in 2005, american eagle, delta, northwest a few years later, united, continual nenl, and southwes
taxes. >> it breaks it down, the sort of back and forth. it seems to be that rangle is, as they describe it, old school. he's been there for 44 years, harlem congressman. he does it old school and he has seen president obama as an up start, a beginner. he famously backed hillary clinton. and then of course when he was elected, brought na office. charlie rangel thought he would have access to the white house as chairman of the house ways and means committee. he didn't get access. >> and who did? >> al sharpton. that's who they went with for their community outreach. they went with al sharpton over charlie rangel. charlie rangel has been pretty honest about the failures of obama care. the real difference is style. charlie rangel likes other people. he is a warm person. spend an afternoon with charlie rangel. he exsuds an affection for other human beings. that is wholly absent from president obama. name five people close to him? they don't exist. you can name 500 for charlie rangel. >> remember the picture of him on the beach in the dominican republic. he evaded taxes on the cottage. the pr
, and more taxing. that is what would drive up interest rates, that is what would hit the cost of living and that is what every family in this country should dread. >> order. >> you're been watching prime minister's questions. question time airs on c-span2 every wednesday. again on sunday night at 9:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. you can watch anytime at c- span.org. >> a conversation with supreme court justice elena kagan about the inner workings of the supreme court. after that, a discussion of the constitution and the rule of justice with supreme court justice clarence thomas. then, the future of the republican party is seen by strategist anna navarro. >> next, supreme court justice elena kagan discussing the working of the u.s. supreme court at the university of alabama law school. >> i'm having to get used to that title. we appreciate your service in this role. i join inand welcoming justice kagan to the university of alabama. we are honored by your presence. i want to give you a few vital statistics about our speaker. she u.s.-born in new york city. she received her a.b. from princeton
are encouraging people to go to a site that our own government knows isn't private. they collect tax information that criminals could use for scams. >> they say you should build the security platform first so customers and consumer trust you and your product. >> the president will try to sign up on the federal exchange. do you think it will be smooth? send us a tweet and let you know what you think about the president's exercise in trying to sign up. >> when speaker boehner did this about a week ago it took about a couple hours. >> i think it is going to go smoothly when the president tries >> hearing on the hill about how the president has handled this. the house is looking to see if the president violated constitutional rulings. >> you can expect the tone to be tough today. look at what house chairman bob said quote president obama has disregarded the mandates and changed key provisions without approval and failed to enforce immigration and drug laws. it is apparent, he says, that the president's vested interest is in the interest of his own agenda. you can expect democrats to take up for the
on arrival, whether it was immigration or fairness in internet sales tax. all of these measures coming over from the senate are literally wilting here, because the committee system on the house side is unwilling to take these measures up. so i think he is looking through a different lens. >> well, your colleagues on the other side of the aisle actually do have an idea that they want to put forward. and it would ease sequestration, a couple measure of the republican house caucus would like to ease sequestration by cutting social security. is that the kind of seriousness that americans are looking for out of congress, or in a way, should americans be kind of glad they're not getting a lot done because that's the kind of thing they want to do? >> well, good point. but that is -- in my view, dead on arrival, both among democrats and in the senate. to somehow say we want to ease sequestration so we can line the pockets of defense contractors and by the way we're going to do it on the backs of senior citizens in this country, is just an anathema, to me and most people in this country, generally,
weighing is whether to tax financial transactions. it does not have a lot of support, so i do not see that happening anytime soon. europe is a little bit different, they have actually imposed some trading taxes, which has been to the chagrin of the banks. host: peter, on the republican line/ . caller: let's get the history state on what happened during the financial crisis. during the 1990s there was a lot of pressure by the minority groups to increase the amount of affordable housing. so the clinton administration developed the public private partnership to get banks to create more loads for low income people. that calls --was caused a mandate on fannie and freddie to purchase subprime mortgages. they had increased the mandate 110% to 55% of her juices of sub i mortgages. -- purchases of subprime mortgages. he continued that public-private partnership that clinton had , upblished the which after to 2007 and 2008, the number of those mortgages were so great that caused the financial collapse. the government gave the green light to wall street, wall street keeps getting the lane for wh
. on unemployment insurance still have to pay federal income tax. because of sequestration, the and employment i -- the unemployment insurance got reduced. i am making less money. we still have to pay federal income tax on that. they say these people will stay on unemployment and not look for work. unemployment does not pay that much. it is not like you are collecting $1000 a week. it is only like $371 a week with sequestration. it is a good thing my wife works full time. for long-term unemployment, it is not much. unemployment does not last long. i would like your guest to comment on that. guest: there is no doubt unemployment does not replace the income of the job. i think it does speak to the fact that american families are having to readjust their lifestyle and get by with less. when they do take a job, taking $20 an hourom a job. hopefully unemployment gives them time to find the best job for their families. ideologically on the other side, some people say there would be a sense of urgency when benefits run out. host: let me go through the breakdown of the numbers based on gender and race.
and entrepreneurs, and have essentially a tax across our entire economy on innovation and job growth. i strongly encourage my colleagues to support this bill and appreciation -- appreciate the good work of representative goodlatte and lofgren in bringing this bill to us to the floor today. i yield back the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman from colorado yields back. the gentleman from michigan is recognized. mr. conyers: we are ready to close on this side. mr. goodlatte: at this time, madam chairman, it is my pleasure to yield 1 additional minute to the gentleman from utah, mr. chaffetz. the chair: the gentleman from utah is recognized for one minute. mr. chaffetz: thank you. i thank chairman goodlatte. i thank members on both sides of the aisle for working on this. the 112th congress, i worked closely with congressman defazio on the shield act. but a much better bill is before us today. i want people to understand the gravity of the problem and who is also being attacked. i find this fascinating. 55%, 55% of troll suits involve companies with annual revenues of $10 million or less. y
to get people signed up. >> that's when they might face the tax penalty. california is seeing early success. can that be replicated? >> we are seeing variation amongment states. there are 36 states that rely on the federal gough for healthcare.gov. all of these states doing their own exchanges, and some states have been very smart reaching out to young people, trying different techniques. that is starting to pay dividends. i think we're going to watch closely to see which states are winners and which are losers as this rolls out. hopefully, we can do everything we can to make sure that young people in all the states see the benefits. >> thank you. >> thanks for having me. >> despite deep discounts and longer store hours, holiday sales slumped, the decline the first since 2009. spending in stores and on line fell from last year. purchases in stores fell by 9%. about 141 million americans shopped in-stores or on line in the four day span. spending on line today is expected to smash records, though. that's even though many americans will be on the job. it's cyber monday, of course. a s
of opportunities from that side of the investment sneftd traditional oil and minerals and all that sort. >> the tax sector in columbia. >> terrorism is a global problem as opposed to a regional problem. what specifically can columbia do working in conjunction with the united states to condition combatting global terror? >> we have learn and paid a very high cost in our war against terror and against drug trafficking. we have know how. intelligence and we have probably the best trade police and elite forces in all of latin america. we are training more than 17,000 soldiers or policemen from central america from mexico. from other areas. we can continue to work together. terrorism, you might terrorism with different instruments. one of them is intelligence. that is a key issue. >> president juan manuel santos, thank you very much. >> number four, the number four worst opportunity they are ranked fourth on the planet. >> that are is exciting. all right. i hope we don't get columbia. >> in the next round. >> up next, making things happen. that's giving a big boost. how they are bringing healthy eating
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